Painters of Matunuck, Rhode Island, 1873-1941

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

September 18, 2010 to February 20, 2011



 

Checklist of the exhibition

 

Caroline Atkinson (American 1871-1945) 

Matunuck Landscape, c. 1910, oil on canvas, 50.2 x 61 cm (19 3/4 x 24 in.). From the Robert Beverly Hale Library.
 

Anna Richards Brewster (American 1870-1952) 

Beacon Hill, c. 1915, oil on canvas, 22.8 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.). Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 
Constance Revere Matlack at Hidden Hearth, c. 1910, gouache on paper, 38.7 x 31.1 cm (15 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.). Collection of Peter Grenelle Warren. 
 
Hidden Hearth, 1916, oil on canvas, 30.5 x 40.6 cm (12 x 16 in.). Collection of Timothy Matlack Warren. 
 
Hothouse Pond in Autumn, c. 1920s, oil on canvas-board, 21 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in.). Collection of Eliza Collins. 
 
A House on the Post Road, c. 1931, oil on canvas, 45.7 x 61 cm (18 x 24 in.). Collection of Marti Santiago. 
 
Interior of Camp at Cedar Swamp Pond, Matunuck, 1909, oil on canvas, 40.6 x 33 cm (16 x 13 in.). Collection of Susan McClatchy. 
 
Landscape with Pink Mountain Laurel, c. 1915, oil on canvas, 38.1 x 25.4 cm (15 x 10 in.). Private collection.            
 
Lily Pond, Matunuck, Rhode Island, 1915, oil on canvas, 50.8 x 63.5 cm (20 x 25 in.). Collection of Susan McClatchy.           
 
The Salt Pond and Perch Cove, c. 1915, oil on canvas-board, 22 x 31.8 cm (8 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.). Collection of Marcie Cummings. 
 
The Salt Pond from Signal Hill, c. 1907-09, oil on canvas-board, 21.6 x 30.5 cm (8 ? x 12 in.) Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 
Spring Laurel, c. 1920s, oil on canvas-board, 21 x 17.8 cm (8 1/4 x 7 in.). Collection of Eliza Collins. 
 
Through Thick Foliage, c. 1920s, oil on canvas, 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.). Collection of Marcie Cummings. 
 
Tree, Cloud and Sky, oil on canvas, 1915, 33 x 22.9 cm (13 x 9 in.). Collection of Timothy Matlack Warren. 
 
Tucker Pond, c. 1920s, oil on canvas, 22.9 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.). Collection of Eliza Collins. 
 
Tucker Pond With Spider Web, c. 1920s, oil on canvas, 29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.). Collection of Eliza Collins. 
 
Weeden House, c. 1915, oil on canvas-board, 22.9 x 31.8 cm (9 x 12 1/2 in.). Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock.  
 

Edward Everett Hale (American 1822 - 1909) 

Willow Dell, 1871, watercolor on paper, 16.5 x 24.5 cm (6 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.). Collection of Nathaniel Smith, Austin Smith and Sylvia Jenkins. 
 

Ellen Day Hale (American 1855-1940) 

Hidden Hearth, c. mid-1880s, watercolor and graphite on paper, 14 x 20 cm (5 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.). Collection of Elizabeth Warren-White. 
 

Philip Leslie Hale (American 1865-1931)

Canoe, c. 1875, watercolor on paper, 22 x 14 cm (8 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.). Courtesy of the Philip Leslie Hale Papers, 1818-1962, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. 
 
The Matunuck Summer School of Painting, c. 1899,ink, watercolor and graphite on paper, (12 pages), each24 x 17 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in.). Courtesy of the Philip Leslie Hale Papers, 1818-1962, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. 
 
Sketchbook, c. 1877, graphite and ink on paper, (28 pages), each 21 x 18 cm (8 ? x 7 in.). Courtesy of the Philip Leslie Hale Papers, 1818-1962, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. 
 
A Walk through the Fields, 1895, oil on canvas, 64.8 x 81.4 cm (25 1/2 x 32 in.). Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 
Easel and palette, Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 

Susan Hale (American 1833-1910) 

Goodchild's Landing, Matunuck (our pond), c. 1880s, watercolor on paper, 13.7 x 21.6 cm (5 3/8 x 8 1/2 in.). Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College. 
 
Willow Dell, 1879, watercolor on paper, 13.7 x 21.6 cm (5 3/8 x 8 1/2 in.). Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College.
 

Frank Convers Mathewson (American 1861-1941)

Commodore Perry House, 1927, watercolor and gouache on paper, 34.9 x 47.6 cm (13 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.). Collection of Marcie Cummings. 
 
Late Afternoon at Matunuck, Rhode Island, 1922, oil on canvas-board, 45.7 x 61 cm (18 x 24 in.). Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 
Laurel and Oak, Matunuck, Rhode Island, 1920, oil on canvas-board, 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.). Collection of Kenneth R. Woodcock. 
 
Marsh September (Salt Pond), 1934, oil on canvas, 29.8 x 47.6 cm (11 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.). Collection of Clarkson A. Collins. 
 
October, Matunuck, Rhode Island, 1924, watercolor and gouache on paper, 38.1 x 50.8 cm (15 x 20 in.). Private collection. 
 
October Haze, c. 1926, watercolor and gouache on paper, 17.8 x 25.4 cm (7 x 10 in.). Private collection. 
 
Potter Pond, watercolor and gouache on paper, c. 1930s, 39.4 x 29.2 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.). Collection of Eliza Collins. 
 
Studio, Matunuck, c. 1920s, watercolor and gouache on paper, 10.2 x 7.6 cm (4 x 3 in.). Private collection. 
 
Whaleboat Point, Potter Pond, 1927, oil on canvas-board, 30.5 x 41.3 cm (12 x 16 1/4 in.). Collection of Clarkson A. Collins.
 
White Birches, October, Matunuck, c. 1934, oil on canvas-board, 20.6 x 25.7, (8 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.). Collection of Marcie Cummings. 
 
William Congdon House, c. 1920s, watercolor and gouache on paper, 28.3 x 35.9 cm (11 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.). Collection of Marcie Cummings. 
 

Eleanor Richards Price (American 1862-1954)

South County Landscape, c. 1930s, oil on canvas-board, 31.8 x 20 cm (12 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.). Collection of Peter Grenelle Warren. 
 

William Trost Richards (American 1833-1905)

Galilee, c. 1904, watercolor and gouache on paper, 14 x 43.3 cm (5 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.). Collection of Timothy Matlack Warren.
 
The Salt Marsh, Matunuck, Rhode Island, c. 1904, oil on board, 24.8 x 39.4 cm (9 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.). Lyman Allyn Art Museum.
 

Map

South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, 1870, lithograph with hand coloring, 41.3 x 65.4 cm (16 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.). Private collection. 
 

Postcards

Beach Scene, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1909, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Beach Street, Matunuck Beach, R.I., c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Birthplace of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1907, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Birthplace of Commodore Oliver Perry, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1915, 8.9 x 12 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Carpenter's Matunuck Beach Hotel, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Fisherman's Cot, Matunuck Beach, R.I., c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Hidden Hearth, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1907, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Matunuck Beach, R.I. c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Rear View of the Summer Residence of the Late Rev. Edward Everett Hale, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Residence of Dr. Edward Everett Hale, showing Pond, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1908, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection. 
 
Studio of Frank C. Mathewson, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1911, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Collection of Catherine Bert, Bert Gallery, Inc., Providence, Rhode Island. 
 
Summer Home of Edward Everett Hale, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1905, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection.
 
Summer Residence of Wm. B. Weeden, Matunuck, R.I., c. 1910, 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.). Private collection.
 

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